Harding, John

Title: Assistant Professor of Writing/Research

Department: Cannon Memorial Library

Phone: 352-588-7576

Email: john.harding@saintleo.edu


  • Bachelor of Arts, English (Creative Writing), Louisiana State University
  • Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing (Fiction), Louisiana State University


John David Harding teaches writing and research as a faculty member in the Cannon Memorial Library at Saint Leo University. His creative work includes publications in fiction, poetry, and visual art. His books reviews have appeared in The Philadelphia Review of Books, The Collagist, and Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.

Community Affiliation:

  • Modern Language Association
  • Association of Writers & Writing Programs
  • Florida College English Association
  • The Carson McCullers Society

Teaching & Professional Interests:

John David Harding’s teaching and research interests include contemporary forms of fiction and poetry; 20th century Southern fiction; service-learning and civic engagement; and composition pedagogy.

Honors & Awards:

  • Saint Leo QEP Faculty Fellow, 2014-2015
  • LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2012

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